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Anti -Histidine Decarboxylase (HDC)


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Clone Host Grade Applications
Polyclonal Guinea pig Serum IH IF
Histidine decarboxylase is the enzyme catalyzing the conversion of histidine into histamine. HDC can be found in the histamine secreting ECL cells of some species as well as in mast cells.
Catalog #H5102
ApplicationsSuitable for use in Immunohistochemistry and Immunofluorescence microscopy. Other applications not tested.
Recommended DilutionsImmunohistochemistry: Frozen, paraffin
Immunofluorescence Microscopy: 1:800-1:1200. Incubate overnight at 4°C.
Optimal dilutions to be determined by the researcher.
Positive ControlStefanini-fixed frozen sections of rat fundus.
Storage and StabilityLyophilized powder may be stored at -20°C. Stable for 12 months at -20°C. Reconstitute with sterile ddH2O. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20°C. Reconstituted product is stable for 12 months at -20°C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap. Further dilutions can be made in assay buffer. 
Clone TypePolyclonal
HostGuinea pig
ConcentrationNot Determined
FormSupplied as a lyophilized powder. Reconstitute with 50-100ul sterile ddH20. Dilute further in 0.1M PBS, 1% BSA, 0.1% sodium azide.
ImmunogenRecombinant histidine decarboxylase produced in E. coli.
SpecificityRecognizes Histidine Decarboxylase. Species Crossreactivity: human, rat, mouse, canine, frog and chicken.
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.

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